Suceava (IPA: [su.'ʧa.va]) is a county (judeţ) of Romania in the historical regions Moldavia and Bukovina. The capital of Suceava County is Suceava.
Physical geography [change]
Suceava County has an area of 8,553 km².
The west side of the county has many mountains from the Eastern Carpathians group. These are the Rodna Mountains, the Rarău Mountains, the Giumalău Mountains and the three "Obcine". The county is lower in the east, with the lowest point in the Siret River valley.
The county contains the Siret River and some of its tributaries. This means that they run into the Siret River. These tributaries are the Moldova River, the Suceava River and the Bistriţa River.
Suceava County has 5 municipalities, 11 towns and 98 communes.
In 2002, it had a population of 688,435. The population density was 80.5/km².
These are the nationalities of the people who live in Suceava County.
This is how the population of Suceava County has changed over the last 60 years.
The predominant industries in the county are:
There are also metals that are mined in the mountains.